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Wherever you are in your pregnancy or family planning process, quitting will benefit your baby. Considering quitting even if you suspect you might become pregnant. It’s hard, but we’re here to help. If you’ve already tried to quit smoking, try again with us. Even reducing the amount you smoke during pregnancy can help your baby’s health.

Our no-cost Tobacco Quit Program offers special resources for pregnant women. You’ll receive nine counseling calls, one dedicated female quit coach and gift card rewards for keeping appointments. All Quitline counseling is confidential and has no cost to you.

Call the Michigan Tobacco Quitline at 1 (800) QUIT-NOW, or 1 (800) 784-8669, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

What to expect when you call

Your quit coach will help you do your best for yourself and your baby by:

  • Helping you enroll (it’s simple!)
  • Signing you up to receive text messages, if you want them
  • Working with you to choose a quit date and build a personal quit plan
  • Identifying your motivations and triggers
  • Planning for stresses and new triggers that may come with pregnancy
  • Explaining the effects of smoking on babies and children

For more information visit our Maternity Care page or read more about our Tobacco Quit Program.